The Detroit Pistons Community & Social Responsibility mission is to use the game of basketball as a vehicle for change that will inspire and impact the community. The four pillars of focus are education, health & fitness, mentoring and equality, with the flagship program of Basketball for All serving as the primary community initiative. The Detroit Pistons foundation administers funds for charitable purposes in the metro Detroit region.

  • article-image: DETROIT PISTONS BLACK HISTORY MONTH ACTIVITIES BEGIN IN COLLABORATION WITH ROSA PARKS ESTATE ON HER BIRTHDAY TO CELEBRATE CIVIL RIGHTS ICON AND HONOR HER DETROIT ROOTS

    DETROIT PISTONS BLACK HISTORY MONTH ACTIVITIES BEGIN IN COLLABORATION WITH ROSA PARKS ESTATE ON HER BIRTHDAY TO CELEBRATE CIVIL RIGHTS ICON AND HONOR HER DETROIT ROOTS

  • article-image: Very Merry Casey Christmas

    Very Merry Casey Christmas

    The #Pistons players and staff honored to have the chance to give back to the Detroit community

  • article-image: Pistons Owner Tom Gores To Provide More Than 10,000 Toys, Bicycles and Tablets to Michigan Families in Need

    Pistons Owner Tom Gores To Provide More Than 10,000 Toys, Bicycles and Tablets to Michigan Families in Need

    Thanks to a generous contribution from Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores, more than 10,000 toys, bicycles and tablets will be distributed to families in Detroit, Flint and surrounding neighborhoods this holiday season.

  • article-image: One year ago, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores pledged $100K for SAY Detroit kids to distribute to charity. Here is how it will benefit the community

    One year ago, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores pledged $100K for SAY Detroit kids to distribute to charity. Here is how it will benefit the community

  • article-image: How ‘shared values’ between Detroit Pistons, City Year support academic, social growth of students

    How ‘shared values’ between Detroit Pistons, City Year support academic, social growth of students

    Earlier this year, the Detroit Pistons Foundation announced a three-year grant extension to support City Year’s mission to place AmeriCorps members within Detroit public schools to increase the graduation pipeline by deploying teams to schools to provide academic, social and emotional support to students in Detroit.

  • article-image: Detroit Pistons, Priority Health highlight leadership in final “Girls Dream Big” webinar

    Detroit Pistons, Priority Health highlight leadership in final “Girls Dream Big” webinar

    Time Magazine has named her one of 100 influential people in the world. USA Today recognizes her as an important woman of the century. That is just a small hint of the praise Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha has received since 2014 when her research brought attention to dangerous lead levels in the Flint water supply, a public health crisis that received national notoriety. Hanna-Attisha became an advocate for the children of Flint. The subject matter prevents self-congratulatory thoughts, and those kids keep her grounded.

  • article-image: Why the Pistons honored unsung contributions of iconic Detroiters during Black History Month celebration

    Why the Pistons honored unsung contributions of iconic Detroiters during Black History Month celebration

    In 2014, the issue of access to clean and affordable water was thrust into the national spotlight. As the city of Detroit was wrestling with the largest municipal bankruptcy in history, residents faced widespread water shutoffs because of unpaid water bills. The news brought needed scrutiny to the increasing cost of water in a city stricken with poverty. It also brought issues of environmental racism to the forefront. It was a call to action for We The People of Detroit and Monica Lewis-Patrick.

  • article-image: How the Detroit Pistons, Detroit police and AAA-The Auto Club Group collaborated to honor MLK by introducing mentorship programming

    How the Detroit Pistons, Detroit police and AAA-The Auto Club Group collaborated to honor MLK by introducing mentorship programming

    As with many current conversations, the dialogue started with one of the dominant news topics of the past year. Detroit neighborhood police officer Melanie Moore asked the female 10th grader how learning was going in the age of COVID-19. “It's frustrating,” the 15-year-old admitted last week via Zoom. “I'm more of an in-person, visual learner so it's hard for me to look at stuff on a screen because sometimes I don't understand it. “But my grades are good, so that's all that matters.”

  • article-image: Detroit Pistons Partner With Detroit Police Department To Launch Advancing African American Teens Mentoring Program

    Detroit Pistons Partner With Detroit Police Department To Launch Advancing African American Teens Mentoring Program

    Detroit-area teenagers to receive direct mentorship from members of the Pistons and Detroit Police Department

  • article-image: Random Acts of Kindness

    Random Acts of Kindness

  • article-image: Toys for Tots

    Toys for Tots

  • article-image: Pistons Give Back at Thanksgiving

    Pistons Give Back at Thanksgiving

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